Columnist, The New York Times; Author, The True American; Henry Crown Fellow, The Aspen Institute
Anand Giridharadas is an author and New York Times columnist. He writes the Admit One column for the Times’ arts pages and the Letter from America for the global edition. His two books are India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking and The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, about a Muslim immigrant who was shot by a self-avowed American terrorist after 9/11. Giridharadas has appeared on radio and television, including “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and National Public Radio. He has given lectures at Harvard, Google, PopTech, the Sydney Opera House, and elsewhere.